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Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

In pursuit of their growth and development strategy, the Beninese authorities aim to step up public investment in infrastructure and human capital over the medium term (Table 1). Th...

Chapter 2 Methodology

Chapter 2 Methodology »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

The impact of the composition of expenditure on the country’s development objectives has been assessed on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that focuses on the s...

Chapter 3 Results

Chapter 3 Results »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

The results obtained show that public investment should have greater priority than increases in the public wage bill in the allocation of the limited resources available for public...

Chapter 4 Policy Implications and Conclusion

Chapter 4 Policy Implications and Conclusion »

Source: Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

The outcome of this analysis is subject to various limitations, not least associated with the scarcity of data and with the margin of error involved in assessing the performance of...

El Salvador: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

El Salvador: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: El Salvador : 2016 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for El Salvador

Volume/Issue: 2016/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498342223

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Wages, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper focuses on policies to raise growth; underpin fiscal sustainability while enhancing social safety nets; and strengthen financial sector stability, deepening, and inclusiveness. GDP growth has averaged 2...

El Salvador: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

El Salvador: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: El Salvador : 2016 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for El Salvador

Volume/Issue: 2016/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498342223

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Wages, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper focuses on policies to raise growth; underpin fiscal sustainability while enhancing social safety nets; and strengthen financial sector stability, deepening, and inclusiveness. GDP growth has averaged 2...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with El Salvador

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with El Salvador »

Source: El Salvador : 2016 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for El Salvador

Volume/Issue: 2016/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498342223

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Wages, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper focuses on policies to raise growth; underpin fiscal sustainability while enhancing social safety nets; and strengthen financial sector stability, deepening, and inclusiveness. GDP growth has averaged 2...

Statement by Mr. Jimenez Latorre, Executive Director for El Salvador and Mr. Pacheco, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, June 20, 2016

Statement by Mr. Jimenez Latorre, Executive Director for El Salvador and Mr. Pacheco, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, June 20, 2016 »

Source: El Salvador : 2016 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for El Salvador

Volume/Issue: 2016/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498342223

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Wages, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper focuses on policies to raise growth; underpin fiscal sustainability while enhancing social safety nets; and strengthen financial sector stability, deepening, and inclusiveness. GDP growth has averaged 2...

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Zambia : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484340554

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Nonbank financial sector, Monetary policy, Millennium Development Goals, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures

This Information Annex highlights that safeguards assessments of the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) were completed in June 2004, January 2009, and October 2010. The 2009 assessment concluded that the bank had adequate safegu...